Jenny Conlee-Drizos, The Decemberists

Jenny Conlee Drizos The Decemberists

Jenny Conlee-Drizos is keyboard player with iconic band The Decemberists, as well as being a member of Black Prairie, KMRIA and more. We talk all of that and more, including some great chat on accordions and one of the best keyboard accessory invention suggestions we’ve heard!

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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):

Jenny discovers the piano

Caleb Klauder

Calobo live

The Decemberists – A Cautionary Song 

Meeting Colin Meloy and joining The Decemberists

The Decemberists – Once in My Life  (warning – you may need tissues when watching)

Jenny’s playing William Fitzwilliam

Jenny playing Burial Ground with The Decemberists live

Next recording sessions with The Decemberists

Jenny Playing with Black Prairie

Jenny playing with KMRIA (Kiss My Royal Irish Ass), a Pogues cover band

James Fearnley – The Pogues

Casey Neill and the Norway Rats -All You Pretty Vandals

Black Prairie – NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Jenny’s love for her Petosa Futura accordion (and here’s Jenny playing her other Petosa accordion)

Jenny’s touring rig with The Decemberists

Jenny’s solo upcoming accordion creation: The Seaview Suite (details here)

Jealous Butcher Records

Chick Corea – Children’s Song No. 1

Tag a keyboard player: Jay Gonzalez (Drive-By Truckers)

Keyboard amp discussion

Jenny’s garden

Desert Island Discs: Security / Self-titled – Peter Gabriel, Without A Net – The Grateful Dead, Houses of the Holy – Led Zeppelin, Automatic for the People – REM, Kind of Blue – Miles Davis.

Thanks to our supporters for this episode: Brother Paul Brown , forums, Tammy Katchur’s Musical Stew and Radio Grande

Cover pic from Eric Mayers via Jenny’s Instagram

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